What is Polysubstance Abuse?

What is Polysubstance Abuse?

Polysubstance abuse is the use of multiple substances to achieve a stronger “high.” This is why some people who struggle with a substance abuse disorder use multiple substances simultaneously. The addiction to “feeling high” notes an important distinction from a person addicted to multiple substances. Polysubstance Abuse and Addiction vs. Addiction to Specific, Multiple Substances…

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Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction

A Look Into Adverse Childhood Experiences and Addiction In the mid-1990s, a healthcare company, Kaiser Permanente, conducted a large survey of its Southern California HMO membership. The survey’s purpose was to determine if there was a direct correlation between childhood experiences and current health status. The study found a significant connection between adverse childhood experiences…

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Animal Therapy in Addiction Rehab Florida

Animal Therapy in Addiction Rehab Florida

Animal Therapy in Addiction Rehab Florida Humans have shared a special relationship with animal companions for over 12,000 years. [1] Animals provide comfort, support, and a sense of security, among other positive impacts. It’s no wonder that animal therapy in addiction rehab is becoming popular. Interactions with animals reduce cortisol stress levels, decrease blood pressure,…

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